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Afton, Chenango, New York, USA

"Afton, a post-village in Afton township, Chenango co., N.Y., on the Susquehanna River, 28 miles by railroad E. by N. of Binghamton, and 114 miles W.S.W. of Albany. It has 5 churches, a bank, a newspaper office, a union school, and manufactures of sash and blinds, butter-firkins and tubs, &c. Pop. in 1890, of village, 683; of township, 2083."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • The area of Afton was first settled around 1786.

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  • The town of Afton was founded from part of the town of Bainbridge in 1857.

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  • 1869 - Afton
    AFTON was formed from Bainbridge, November 18, 1857. It is the south-east corner town of the County. The surface is a rolling upland, separated into...Read MORE...


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    East Side of Main Street
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    Main Street, Afton, N.Y.
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    The Old Suspension Bridge
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    Main St.
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    Baptist Church, 1907
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    Main St.
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    M.E. Church, 1908
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    Band Stand looking west
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    Pixley Glen
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    D. & H. Depot
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    High School
  • 1916
    Afton, a banking post-village of Chenango co., N.Y., on the Susquehanna River and on the Delaware and Hudson R., 28 miles E. by N. of Binghamton. It...Read MORE...


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    New Victoria Sewing Machines and Supplies
    A. R. Acly, Jeweler, Afton, N.Y.


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